It's time to introduce another member of our #ATEC team! Luke Spangenburg is the Director of Santa Fe Community College's Innovation Center and Biofuels Center of Excellence. The Biofuels Center of Excellence houses the Algae Cultivation, Biofuels and Water Treatment programs while The Innovation Center hosts commercialization partnerships in food, water, energy, biotech and manufacturing with local … Continue reading ATEC Team Spotlight: Luke Spangenburg
ATEC Announces Algae Cultivation Extension Short-course (ACES): Part 2: Microalgae Now Available! This FREE Algae Cultivation Extension Short-course (ACES) is the extension/outreach component of the Algae Technology Educational Consortium (ATEC). Part 1 covered Macroalgae and Part 2 covers Microalgae. The microalgae for aquaculture course is an online compendium of videos and online lectures chosen to … Continue reading ACES: Part 2: Microalgae
Let's meet Dr. Philip T Pienkos, a member of the ATEC team and the Algae Foundation board. Dr. Pienkos earned his B.S. in Honors Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at the University of Wisconsin. He is currently Strategic Project Lead in the National Bioenergy Center at the National … Continue reading ATEC Team Spotlight
The algal research publication entitled, “Effects of salinity and nitrogen source on growth and lipid production for a wild algal polyculture in produced water media” is now available. Read highlights in this study where a polyculture of microalgae and other prokaryotes were tested in PW at a range of salinities and initial nutrient concentrations.